Lab Research Team
Dr. Kevin M. Esterling, Ph.D. is Professor of Public Policy and Political Science, and Director of the Laboratory for Technology, Communication and Democracy (TeCD-Lab) at the University of California, Riverside. He conducts extensive research on online town halls and was recently the chair of the Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation for the APSA Presidential Task Force on Congressional Reform.
View Professor Esterling's profile here.
Dr. Mariam Salloum, Ph.D., is an Assistant Teaching Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, and Associate Director of the Laboratory for Technology, Communication and Democracy (TeCD-Lab) at the University of California, Riverside. Her research is in data integration, big data visualization, machine learning, and database management.
View Professor Salloum’s website here.
David Silva is a recent graduate from UCR with an undergraduate major in computer science. He has been the project manager and lead developer for the Prytanea Project.
The Prytanea project also has involved UCR computer science undergraduate students who have worked on the project for course credit. These include Jia Xie, Xichao Wang, Kelton Adey, Stan Muzhuthettu, Johan Guzman Avalos and Joseph Park.